Weekend Update - April 29, 2019

Weekend Update - April 29, 2019

Weekend Update – April 29, 2019

The Prince Albert Police Service responded to 292 calls for service over the weekend and made 63 arrests. The top call for service was for intoxicated persons (48).

Police continue to investigate a motor vehicle versus pedestrian collision that occurred early Monday morning.

On April 29, 2019 just before 2:00 a.m., patrol officers responded to a parking lot in the 600 Block of Marquis Road East. Officers were advised a female pedestrian had been injured and a black truck had fled the area.

Approximately 10 minutes later officers observed a black truck driving at a high rate of speed in the 1400 Block of 15 Street West in a westbound direction. A traffic stop was attempted however the truck failed to stop for police. Moments later, it struck a commercial building in the 1600 Block of 6th Avenue West, and the occupants fled on foot. The Police Canine Team apprehended two suspects.

Parkland Ambulance transported the 30-year-old female pedestrian to Victoria Hospital for treatment of serious but not life threatening injuries.

The two male suspects, one of which was a youth were also transported to hospital.

No charges have been laid as of yet and police continue to investigate. The truck was reported to be stolen.

In two unrelated separate incidents, police charged two men with weapons related offences on Saturday. In both incidents, the suspects were yielding weapons and were taken into custody safely by patrol officers.  A 40-year-old male (Info # 991088758) and 31-year-old male (Info # 991088778) will both appear in provincial court today on weapons charges.

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